University of Bristol - Historical Photographs of China reference number: Os03-075. Photo from an album (UoB reference Os03) kept in the School of Oriental and African Studies Archives, London (SOAS reference MS 380 876/3). Tiffin = lunch. Kuliang was a hill resort near Foochow (Fuzhou). Juan Mencarini (1860-1929), a Spanish employee of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service, philatelist, photographer and later businessman, is standing on the left at the front, in the darker suit. Werner Krohn (the man with a trimmed moustache, wearing a white suit), who co-founded the company Siemssen & Krohn with Gustav Theodore Siemssen, is sitting to the left of Juan Mencarini. Gustav Theodore Siemssen (wearing a dark waistcoat and a cap) is sitting in front of Werner Krohn. Gustav Siemssen's bungalow was no. 69.

Caption on mount
Tiffin party at Siemssen’s Bungalow Kuliang Dec 1892

December 1892
Black and white photograph
Archives & Special Collections, SOAS Library, University of London